Radio astronomy has revolutionized the process glossy astronomy. Marking the 50th anniversary of Jansky's discovery in 1933 of extraterrestrial radio emission, Professor Sullivan requested some of the pioneers within the box to set down their models of occasions and the folk who made them. all of the ranking of individuals seeks to provide an outstanding 'feeling' for the days to the good majority of readers who don't have skilled them. Over one hundred fifty illustrations, more often than not old images of guys and machines, liven up many of the memories and reflections. The checklist of individuals contains a number of the key personalities and covers all of the significant laboratories and nations concerned with radio astronomy earlier than 1960. as well as the radio astronomers themselves, there are contributions from optical astronomers and theorists heavily on the topic of the sector, in addition to historians of 20th century astronomy.
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